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THOMAS JEFFERSON: A Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In the 250th anniversary year of Jefferson's birth, Randall (History/Univ. of Vermont) offers a brilliant, magisterial, and gracefully narrated biography of the sage of Monticello—a worthy successor to the author's Benedict Arnold (1990) and A Little Revenge (1984). Randall argues that much Jeffersonian scholarship relies on misinterpretations of the Founding Father's writings, or even ignores ... Read full review

GEORGE WASHINGTON: A Life

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Biographer Randall (Thomas Jefferson, 1993) adds another compelling figure to his portrait gallery of America's early leaders. It was one of the triumphs of Washington's life that, when stymied in one of his ambitions, he found an outlet for it elsewhere. Though frustrated, for instance, in his desire to become a career British army officer because of undistinguished service in the French and ... Read full review

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Tune: Jack And Jill
Thomas Jefferson is just. The third president.
After George and after John.
Washington and Addams.

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